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Bitcoin is an experimental digital currency that allows instant payments to anyone, anywhere in the world. Bitcoin uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority. Money transfers and the minting of new coins are carried out collectively by the network. The open source software that enables Bitcoin is released under the MIT license. Click here for a concise explanation of how it works or here for a detailed technical description.
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Police Arrest Hackers Alleged in $87 Million Crypto Theft
20 Aug 2018 05:00 Chinese police have arrested three individuals who allegedly stole bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies worth around 600 million yuan, or $87 million.

What It's Like to Be a Woman In China's Get-Rich-Quick Crypto Culture
20 Aug 2018 03:05 My experience as a Chinese woman in crypto has taught me that we need to be twice as strong and grounded to compete with our male counterparts.

UPS Eyes Blockchain in Bid to Track Global Shipping Data
20 Aug 2018 02:00 Shipping giant UPS has filed for a new patent that uses blockchain as part of a distributed system for sending packages worldwide.

Crypto Trading 101: An Introduction to Support and Resistance
19 Aug 2018 11:00 Support and resistance levels help identify areas of supply and demand, and are an important aspect of price charts for traders to understand.

As No-Deal Brexit Looms, UK Blockchain Startups Are Weighing Options
19 Aug 2018 10:00 The U.K. is on the cusp of leaving the E.U., sparking concern for blockchain startups working within a government-run regulatory sandbox.

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"The root problem with conventional currency is all the trust that's required to make it work. The central bank must be trusted not to debase the currency, but the history of fiat currencies is full of breaches of that trust. Banks must be trusted to hold our money and transfer it electronically, but they lend it out in waves of credit bubbles with barely a fraction in reserve. We have to trust them with our privacy, trust them not to let identity thieves drain our accounts. Their massive overhead costs make micropayments impossible. With e-currency based on cryptographic proof, without the need to trust a third party middleman, money can be secure and transactions effortless."
Satoshi Nakamoto